Ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Gape at the icebergs looming over your ship, stand awestruck in the midst of a teeming penguin colony, or glimpse a minke whale surfacing next to your Zodiac - Antarctica will astound and transform you. Written by authors with intimate knowledge of the region, this bestselling guide is your essential companion to The Ice.
GET THE INSIDE SCOOP - loads of specialist contributions by experts in Antarctica's history, ecology and scientific research
GO WILD - know your albatross from your snow petrel with our comprehensive wildlife section
GET THERE - choose the best tour, expedition or flyover with our detailed transportation chapter
FIND YOUR WAY - 52 detailed maps to help you keep your bearings
TALK THE TALK - handy glossary of unique Antarctic slang and terminology